Monthly Archives: October 2014

:: Road 338 Route ::

Loneliness… has very little to do with location. It’s a state of mind. In the centre of every city are some of the loneliest people in the world… because our whole planet was just outside the window, I felt even … Continue reading

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Carnival Squash :: Courge carnaval

Who so neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. — Euripides I am trying a new watercolour paper that I bought from Amazon and it is very interesting and not too expensive… about the … Continue reading

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Candlestick :: Chandelier

The process of drawing is, before all else, the process of putting the visual intelligence into action, the very mechanics of visual thought. Unlike painting and sculpture it is the process by which the artist makes clear to himself, and … Continue reading

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Milestone :: Étape importante

It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of composition as I. There is scarcely a … Continue reading

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When leaves fall :: Quand les feuilles tombent

That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined choirs, where late the sweet birds sang. In me thou see’st the … Continue reading

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:: Exploration ::

Each painting is an exploration in unknown country, or as Manet said, it is like throwing oneself into the sea in order to learn to swim. (Prunella Clough) Although there are many flaws in this painting, I find that it … Continue reading

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Lemons & Orange :: Citrons & orange

“After rain after many days without rain, it stays cool, private and cleansed, under the trees, and the dampness there, married now to gravity, falls branch to branch, leaf to leaf, down to the ground where it will disappear — … Continue reading

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Belles of the night :: Les belles de la nuit

“No artist is pleased. There is only a queer divine dissatisfaction, a blessed unrest that keeps us marching and makes us more alive than the others.” (Martha Graham) Today was a difficult day at school and I needed to calm … Continue reading

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Ink Lines & Pencil :: Lignes d’encre & Mine

Art is living stopped by a moment of wonder. — Kenneth G. Mills The day was crisp and full of autumn flavours. For this painting I drew with ink the two buildings and the sign post, and everything else was … Continue reading

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Apple of my eye :: Les yeux du coeur

Life is like a book. Do not skip any chapter and continue turning the pages. Sooner or later you will understand why each chapter was needed. La vie est comme un livre. Ne saute aucun chapitre et continues de tourner les … Continue reading

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House in the Woods :: Maison dans le bois

Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest Now is the time that face should form another; Whose fresh repair if now thou not renewest, Thou dost beguile the world, unbless some mother. For where is she so … Continue reading

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